Africa:How to Sustain High Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

[allAfrica] After significant strides across sub-Saharan Africa over the past quarter-century, there is now a deterioration in the macroeconomic health of many countries, warns Abebe Aemro Selassie, director of the African Department of the International Monetary Fund.

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South Africa: Cape Town Reveals Sites of Proposed New Water Desalination Plants

[News24Wire] Cape Town’s Granger Bay, Hout Bay and Dido Bay may soon be home to three proposed new desalination plants that the city intends commissioning to make extra drinking water for its residents and visitors, according to tender documents issued this week.

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South Africa: President’s Nkandla Tender Unfair, Investigator Tells Hearing

[News24Wire] The awarding of a tender to Moneymine Enterprises to commence with phase one of the security upgrades at President Jacob Zuma’s homestead in Nkandla was not fair “because it did not allow any company to bid or supply a quotation”, Christian Ledwaba, chief forensic investigator at the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) testified on Wednesday.

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